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      1 former player you'd love now

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      Brian78
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      1 former player you'd love now
      Nov 10, 2018 11:41:59 am
      What 1 player from the past would you love to be able to add to the current squad and why?
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #1: Nov 10, 2018 11:44:05 am
      Suarez, simply the best and most exciting forward I've seen at the club, and I include Rush, Fowler, Owen and Torres in that list.
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #2: Nov 10, 2018 12:13:30 pm
      Whelan,Molby or Kennedy. Passers&crossers
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      Reply #3: Nov 10, 2018 12:25:51 pm
      Whelan,Molby or Kennedy. Passers&crossers

      Ray I take it? Seriously underrated player pure class
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      Reply #4: Nov 10, 2018 12:56:44 pm
      Rush.

      Failing that I'd settle for early Torres or a non-bitey Suarez.

      (Molby is probably my all time favourite player, but I just don't see him in the gegenpress.)

      [Actually, speaking of the gegenpress, how much would Jürgen like Kevin Keegan up front? Anyway, any one of those 4 hard working, prolific strikers would do nicely.]
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      Reply #5: Nov 10, 2018 01:05:07 pm
      Gerrard or Souness. We need some boss in the midfield.
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      Reply #6: Nov 10, 2018 01:09:28 pm
      Gerrard in a free role behind that front three.
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      Reply #7: Nov 10, 2018 01:09:33 pm
      Souness ,you asked why I see lots adding forwards well I don’t think this team needs that , what it needs is a proper general in midfield who can score tackle and pass the ball , failing that Gerrard in his prime any day of the week would absolutely thrive in this team .
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #8: Nov 10, 2018 01:09:47 pm
      Luis Suarez.
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      Reply #9: Nov 10, 2018 01:10:27 pm
      Kenny.

      Makes everyone better. Genius.
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #10: Nov 10, 2018 01:23:53 pm
      Stevie.

      For the drive and for the medal he didn't get if we crack it this year.
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #11: Nov 10, 2018 01:43:06 pm
      Torres or Stevie
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      Reply #12: Nov 10, 2018 01:44:09 pm
      Fully expected a few opting for Stevie and Souness. Bit surprised how many opred for a forward considering how good our front 3 usually are.

      When I thought up the idea of the topic I originally had 1 from Molby Alonso and Stevie in my head. But thinking more about it I think id opt for...

      Peter Beardsley... A genius player who would not only chip in with more then his share of goals but he would brilliantly link play from our midfield to front 3. A link I think we really need
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      Reply #13: Nov 10, 2018 01:51:40 pm
      Ray I take it? Seriously underrated player pure class
      Ray Kennedy was just superb he was just on another level he could easily play in this side infact he would walk in it.
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      Reply #14: Nov 10, 2018 02:35:03 pm
      Gerrard. I missed those crazy goals from midfield, I really do.

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      Reply #15: Nov 10, 2018 03:16:03 pm
      Gerrard. I missed those crazy goals from midfield, I really do.

      For quality passes Alonso

      For being able to take a game by the scruff off the neck Gerrard

      A midfield destroyer Mascherano

      But I would have to go with Suarez, and play Firmino from midfield  just behind a front Three of Mane.Suarez, Salah
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      Reply #16: Nov 10, 2018 04:39:18 pm
      I got goosebumps thinking about King Kenny holding the ball up, sticking that arse out to shield it, then sliding a perfect pass through to Mo or Sadio!  Of course, Ray Kennedy would bring power, poise, precision, and goals.  Loved watching those men play.

      Any of the lads mentioned by previous posters would add so much to our team. 
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      Reply #17: Nov 10, 2018 04:41:25 pm
      Gerrard. I missed those crazy goals from midfield, I really do.

      Me too!  There was nothing like the sight of Stevie running onto a ball outside the box and smashing it!  Its an aspect that's gone from many teams' games.  I can't remember the last goal we scored from outside the box.  Yes I can - Sturridge against Chelsea!
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #18: Nov 10, 2018 04:45:05 pm
      Paul stewart, then the moaning tw*ts who go on about henderson etc can see what a sh*t midfielder really looked like. In all seriousness kenny all day long
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      Reply #19: Nov 10, 2018 04:53:51 pm
      Luis Suarez.
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      Re: 1 former player you'd love now
      Reply #20: Nov 10, 2018 05:14:18 pm

      Peak Suarez was probably nearly as good as the Brazilian Ronaldo.
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      Reply #21: Nov 10, 2018 05:16:25 pm
      Peak Suarez was probably nearly as good as the Brazilian Ronaldo.

      He was absolutely extraordinary and his performances 5 years ago were awe inspiring. A lot like to put him up there with Torres but he was well above the Spaniard in my opinion. Not one single day where I'd take Torres over Suarez.
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      Reply #22: Nov 10, 2018 06:05:34 pm
      For quality passes Alonso

      For being able to take a game by the scruff off the neck Gerrard

      A midfield destroyer Mascherano

      But I would have to go with Suarez, and play Firmino from midfield  just behind a front Three of Mane.Suarez, Salah

      Try watching football from before the premier league.

      Souness would have eaten Masch for breakfast, and was a better passer than Alonso.
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      Reply #23: Nov 10, 2018 06:06:50 pm
      Too many to choose from really, but Souness was one of my favourite ever players.

      An absolute beast, he could tackle, dribble, pass, score and was hard as nails.

      I still say that in terms of a complete midfielder, he was better than Gerrard.
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      Reply #24: Nov 10, 2018 06:08:19 pm
      He was absolutely extraordinary and his performances 5 years ago were awe inspiring. A lot like to put him up there with Torres but he was well above the Spaniard in my opinion. Not one single day where I'd take Torres over Suarez.

      This all day.

      Torres was more of a poacher, Suarez a complete striker.
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      Reply #25: Nov 10, 2018 06:34:55 pm
      This all day.

      Torres was more of a poacher, Suarez a complete striker.

      Think Torres was a bit more than a poacher  scored all kinds of goals
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      Reply #26: Nov 10, 2018 06:40:55 pm
      Stevie G in his pomp. Liked a tackle, strong, scored great goals, reliable penoes, and top set pieces. Think him at number 8 would be give us something a bit extra from the middle, maybe not as technical/silky as a Cou, but a lot more strength and drive … and goals.
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      Reply #27: Nov 10, 2018 06:41:55 pm
      Think Torres was a bit more than a poacher  scored all kinds of goals

      He was playing in a team that was basically built for him and Gerrard.
      Yes, he scored a few from outside the box, but he was primarily a poacher, which is why he never really did it for Spain.

      Suarez was a much more complete player imo
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      Reply #28: Nov 10, 2018 08:02:04 pm
      Stevie for sure.
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      Reply #29: Nov 10, 2018 08:09:31 pm
      Too many to choose from really, but Souness was one of my favourite ever players.

      An absolute beast, he could tackle, dribble, pass, score and was hard as nails.

      I still say that in terms of a complete midfielder, he was better than Gerrard.

      Agree and I still maintain Gerrard was better playing as a forward then a traditional CM.

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